New floodline direct warning service

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22 Mar 2011 - 14:59

Argyll and Bute Council is welcoming a big step forward for flood warning in Scotland. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has made sure everyone can now sign up to receive free flood messages direct to their phone with a new service.

You can get free flood messages direct to your mobile phone or landline when problems are predicted in local areas. Only those who sign up will get advance warning messages directly to their phone. This will allow crucial time to prepare you and your home for flooding.  Messages are sent out three to six hours before potential flooding.

There’s more information at www.floodlinescotland.org.uk